Project Engineer

We’re looking for Project Engineer to join our Cheshire-based client on a Contract-basis.

Role: Project Engineer
Type of position: 6 Month Contract
Location: Cheshire
Industry: Oil & Gas / Manufacturing
Reference: HQ7201
Date posted: 18/06/2019


  • To manage Industrial Filtration system projects in their entirety with full budget control.
  • To maintain daily project planning & documentation submission to key customer projects.
  • To ensure that all projects programs are closely monitored and any delays addressed quickly to prevent late delivery.
  • To monitor tight delivery programs and take a hands-on approach to problem solving and removing obstacles to contractual performance.
  • To manage the commercial performance of all allocated projects ensuring that KPI profitability targets are met or exceeded.
  • To manage stage payments and all commercial issues relating to allocated projects.
  • To communicate via weekly reports to the Engineering Manager regarding progress and potential issues for all subcontract manufacturing activities.
  • To manage other subcontract activities such as non-destructive testing, painting and other specialist activities.
  • To run Factory Acceptance Testing at the subcontractors, managing the organization and progress to a successful conclusion with minimized snagging requirements.
  • To liaise closely with FGL group subcontract facility in the Netherlands, developing close working relationships, making necessary visits as required.
  • To consider all commercial aspects carefully when making decisions that affect build quality, integrity of the system and delivery performance.
  • To fully review and assess subcontractor capabilities to ensure FGL high standards of engineering and manufacture are maintained at all times.
  • To support and advise subcontractor suppliers on pressure vessel design codes and standard manufacturing practices.
  • To review and manage all documentation requirements for industries including Oil & Gas, power, food and chemical ensuring documentation deadlines and deliverables are achieved

Skills and experience

  • Degree or equivalent in mechanical or chemical engineering
  • Oil & Gas industry experience is essential to this position
  • Extensive pressure vessel design and manufacturing experience
  • Industrial filtration experience

Pay and benefits

  • Clear documented communication skills
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills
  • Responsive and a keen sense of urgency
  • Excellent telephone manner, verbal and written communication
  • Commercial awareness
  • A meticulous attention to detail, planning & cost control.
  • Ability to cope with many and varied situations
  • Ability to cope under pressure in a busy project engineering environment

DATS is an equal opportunities employer that promotes and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

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